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January 8, 2021

What’s the @ sign called?

What’s the @ sign called? Does the symbol @ have a name?  In English, it’s just the boring “at sign,” with an origin in commerce and bookkeeping. However, other languages around the world use much more colorful names to refer to @. Little linguistic details […] (Read more...)

January 6, 2021

Video translation: how to create a localization-friendly source

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Video translation: how to create a localization-friendly source Do you use video to educate and inform your international audiences? According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast, the shift to video will continue to accelerate. Video makes up 82% of all website traffic. Currently, YouTube […] (Read more...)

January 5, 2021

Choosing a translation agency: Should I request sample translations?

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Choosing a translation agency: Should I request sample translations? When choosing a translation agency, you should take several factors into account. Quality matters a lot, but many other considerations also come into play. Response time, flexibility, subject-matter expertise, capacity, and technical savvy will all impact […] (Read more...)

February 5, 2021

Case study: Medical device translation, back translation, and DTP

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Executive Summary Our client, a manufacturer of medical devices, required translation in order to take their surgical joint replacement system to the European market. The content included package inserts, surgical instructions, and informational pamphlets about preparation for and recovery from joint replacement surgery. The client […] (Read more...)

December 31, 2020

Marketing translation services: How to prepare your source content

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Marketing translation services: How to prepare your source content As you enter new language markets, localizing content for foreign audiences can seem overwhelming. Certainly, translating your website is the first and most obvious step in the process. But what about blog posts, social media, and […] (Read more...)